Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: Midterm Elections 2018

Pro-environment groups spent millions on ‘green’ midterm candidates

Aside from the midterms, organizations are also funding pro-environment lobbying efforts. So far in 2018, $13.2 million has been spent for lobbying on environmental issues.

Making meaning of the elections and navigating what comes next

As we stay engaged to make sure all the votes are counted, we also begin to shift toward reflection, recalibration and recommitment.

Midwest midterms hold keys to victory in 2020

“Democrats in these states ran on health care, education, and other bread-and-butter issues."

Deb Haaland, one of nation’s first Native Congresswomen, calls for probe...

"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."

8 thinkers on the left explain what the midterm results mean...

“From now on there should be no excuse: anticipating such inevitabilities has to be made an active part of Democratic strategizing.”

The dark specter of an authoritarian government hangs over the Nov....

It’s a battle over whether this country will continue to have a democratic form of government or one under the control of authoritarian rule.

The best and worst midterm results for the environment

When it comes to the environmental implications of individual races and ballot measures, the night was about equally full of gains and losses.

8 midterms: Blue wave, red undertow

The 2018 election exposed once more how divided the country is – but it also showed how strongly the tide is running against Trump’s hateful brand of politics and the party that he continues to deform.

Trump’s only election strategy was racism

Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.

Democrats won the House. To keep winning, they need to move...

Democratic operatives will use the midterm results to preach centrism, but the future of the party lies in its left flank.

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Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food stamps

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”
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Watch: Why Trump’s judges are the worst of the worst

How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
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How to stop Trump from stealing the election

Congress has decided contested elections only three times in U.S. history, in 1801, 1825, and 1877. Could it happen in 2020?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science deniers

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.